The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Gift Guide | No Comments

Boom. You just realized that somewhere between those holiday party open bars and non-stop dinners with friends you only see right around this time of year, that the holidays are closing in on you. And whether you are one to procrastinate or contemplate or hesitate, chances are you’ve barely made a dent in your holiday […]

Picks for a Handmade Holiday

Picks for a Handmade Holiday

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Gift Guide | No Comments

Say handmade and you’re bound to get a zillion and one interpretations depending on who you’re talking to. Mom in Kenosha has a very different understanding of it than your brother slumming it in Silver Lake. We’re keeping things clear and classy when we talk handmade this holiday season. And  A&F Market Biz Ops’ honcho […]

A to Z: The Holiday Gift Guide

A to Z: The Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 in Gift Guide | No Comments

Below is a list of items included in our 2013 Gift Guide. Inventory availability and vendor participation may vary by date and market location (Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Chelsea Market). Please visit the respective seller websites for specific product information and availability or email brooklyn@artistsandfleas.com for more information.           Gypsy Nation Vintage: Assorted […]

5 Williamsburg-y Gift Ideas for Mom

5 Williamsburg-y Gift Ideas for Mom

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Gift Guide | No Comments

The playground taunt used to start off with Your Mama is… and things could get pretty nasty from there. But let’s put aside childhood bickering and get our game on to celebrate Mom. Slacker Mother’s Day shopping hook-up? We’ve got 5 gift ideas available at the market this weekend in Williamsburg depending on who your mama […]

The Story Goes Something Like This…

The Story Goes Something Like This…

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in Fabulous Finds, Gift Guide | No Comments

Designer Miles Perry was silk-screening shirts in his studio in Portland, Maine a few years ago when he realized that he didn’t want to just be another guy screen-printing t-shirts. Not that there was anything wrong with that, of course. But this is Maine, a place where pretense (if it comes) dies. So he decided […]

Makin’ It: Cloud Coffee on the Williamsburg Scene

Makin’ It: Cloud Coffee on the Williamsburg Scene

Posted by on Dec 12, 2012 in Gift Guide, In Case You Missed It | No Comments

Few folks on Brooklyn’s artisan craft food scene can claim the bona fides that Cloud Coffee’s Kendall Holmes can. Kendall is an alumnus of the early generation to have worked at The Brooklyn Kitchen and has overseen special ops for McClure’s Pickles but his fondness for culinary invention (his Instagram attests to it!) and service […]

Makin It : A story of Wanderlust and Wild Hearts

Makin It : A story of Wanderlust and Wild Hearts

Posted by on Nov 28, 2012 in Gift Guide, In Case You Missed It | No Comments

Folks with some bi-coastal markets fred may have recognized Portland-based Vanishing Tribe the past 2 weeks when they sprung up in Williamsburg (first at Renegade, more recently at the market). Led by Courtney Keene, the Tribe is a tribe indeed – a full-fledged design company consisting of a small family of artists inspired by travel and […]

Makin’ It: From Renegade to Regular

Makin’ It: From Renegade to Regular

Posted by on Nov 21, 2012 in Gift Guide | No Comments

JWhite first appeared on the scene – on our cozy and bustling corner of Brooklyn, at least – back in June when Renegade Craft Festival descended upon the Williamsburg waterfront. A few folks scoped her out and gave her the skinny on setting up shop at A&F and fast-forward 6 months and this experimental gal […]

Makin’ It: For Dudes, Expressive Accessories

Makin’ It: For Dudes, Expressive Accessories

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Fabulous Finds, Gift Guide | No Comments

Everett was founded just this summer by 3 friends Nathan Coleman, Tinoy Kashif, and James Brooks – all business-savvy men in their mid-20s who saw a real opportunity in the clothing industry for vibrant men’s accessories. Realizing that ties mostly come in just solids and stripes, they wanted to create a line of ties out […]

Makin’ It: Homemade in Brooklyn

Makin’ It: Homemade in Brooklyn

Posted by on Oct 3, 2012 in Artist News, Gift Guide | No Comments

Kelly Marks didn’t realize that when she first made candles for her sister’s bridal shower over a year ago and brought some of the extras to sell one market weekend that it would turn into a full time gig. For years, after leaving her career as a flight attendant (“Good morning, welcome aboard…”), Kelly had […]